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  • Design and Nature: A Partnership book cover

    Design and Nature

    A Partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Louise St. Pierre, Mathilda Tham

    Organised as a dialogue between nature and design, this book explores design ideas, opportunities, visions and practices through relating and uncovering experience of the natural world. Presented as an edited collection of 25 wide-ranging short chapters, the book explores the possibility of new…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Lead Designer's Handbook: The Lead Designer and Design Management book cover

    Lead Designer's Handbook

    The Lead Designer and Design Management, 1st Edition

    By Dale Sinclair

    Despite co-ordination being the principal focus of the Lead Designer’s role, there is very little written about how to undertake these duties. What tools can the Lead Designer use to address the many complexities of developing a design as part of an iterative process? How can the Lead Designer…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Automatic for the City: Designing for People In the Age of The Driverless Car book cover

    Automatic for the City

    Designing for People In the Age of The Driverless Car, 1st Edition

    By Riccardo Bobisse, Andrea Andrea Pavia

    How will automated vehicles change our lives? Where are the opportunities and challenges? Future streets require planning today. This timely book envisions ways in which changes to urban mobility and technology will transform city streetscapes and, importantly, how cities can prepare. It is a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Age-friendly Housing book cover

    Age-friendly Housing

    1st Edition

    By Julia Park, Jeremy Porteous

    This book embeds the principles of how we should approach the design of future housing for an ageing population, reminding us that this is not about ‘other people’, but about each of us. This book focuses on anticipating the needs and aspirations of the next generation of older people, and touches…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Happy by Design: A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing book cover

    Happy by Design

    A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ben Channon

    Can good design truly make us happier? Given that we spend over 80% of our time in buildings, shouldn’t we have a better understanding of how they make us feel? This book explores the ways in which buildings, spaces and cities affect our moods. It reveals how architecture and design can make us…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Materials for Architects and Builders book cover

    Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Culture-Meaning-Architecture: Critical Reflections on the Work of Amos Rapoport book cover

    Culture-Meaning-Architecture

    Critical Reflections on the Work of Amos Rapoport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Diaz Moore

    This title was first pulished in 2000:  This collection of essays provides an excellent integrated source for the latest thinking in multiple disciplines on the issue of culture and its relationship with built form and hence, human environmental experience. Whether one is primarily interested…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Defects and Deterioration in Buildings: A Practical Guide to the Science and Technology of Material Failure book cover

    Defects and Deterioration in Buildings

    A Practical Guide to the Science and Technology of Material Failure, 2nd Edition

    By Barry Richardson

    A professional reference designed to assist surveyors, engineers, architects and contractors in diagnosing existing problems and avoiding them in new buildings. Fully revised and updated, this edition, in new clearer format, covers developments in building defects, and problems such as sick…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Wood Preservation book cover

    Wood Preservation

    2nd Edition

    By B A Richardson

    The new edition of this comprehensive study of national and international research and application into wood preservation is both well detailed and broad in coverage. The text covers the history of preservation: the anatomy of timbers and their breakdown, preservation principles, materials and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Design for Sustainability (Open Access): A Multi-level Framework from Products to Socio-technical Systems book cover

    Design for Sustainability (Open Access)

    A Multi-level Framework from Products to Socio-technical Systems, 1st Edition

    By Fabrizio Ceschin, İdil Gaziulusoy

    This book discusses the most significant ways in which design has been applied to sustainability challenges using an evolutionary perspective. It puts forward an innovation framework that is capable of coherently integrating multiple design for sustainability (DfS) approaches developed so far. It…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage book cover

    Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Defining Contemporary Professionalism (missing jacket): For Architects in Practice and Education book cover

    Defining Contemporary Professionalism (missing jacket)

    For Architects in Practice and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Jones, Rob Hyde

    This book is a series of curated essays by high-profile architecture and design leaders and educators on the topic of professionalism. The book first sets out the current agenda - defining professionalism for the architecture sector - before moving on to focus on delivering the increased…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02
    RIBA Publishing

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